Meaning of satirist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsatɪrɪst/

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  • A writer or user of satire.

    ‘the political satirist had the audience in stitches’
    • ‘the first-century Roman satirist Juvenal’
    • ‘His movies are the works of a brilliant, cynical satirist whose artistic downfall was an unceasing irony.’
    • ‘He is a satirist whose words are weapons.’
    • ‘My father was not a man to underrate the bearing of Latin satirists or Greek dramatists on the attainment of an aristocratic position.’
    • ‘We humans are inclined to sympathize with attractive people, which is why satirists often paint their targets in hideous garb.’
    • ‘Through reduction, the satirist aims at to make the reader laugh at his subject.’
    • ‘The satirist may use different forms of literature in prose or verse.’
    • ‘He is the most compelling Hollywood satirist this side of Nathanael West.’
    • ‘The satirist differs from authors of other types of literature with regard to its way of dealing with his subject.’
    • ‘A satirist must accept the fact that some won't understand the joke.’
    • ‘The timing was bad—the timing of my career as a satirist is bad probably in general.’